(Service number 83239)

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Date 14 August 1896 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Roselea, Timaru
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A, PATTERSON, Mersey Street, Gore
Religion Presbyterian
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 22 December 1981 Age 85 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Patterson was the youngest son of James and Annie (née Bremner).James married Mary (Molly) Ellanor Elliot in 1927. His brother John served in World War I, and his cousin George Norton Patterson enlisted.


Waimairi Cemetery record [13 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 April 2019]

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